Real Estate Law News and Insights

Seller Beware: Important Due Diligence Issues For Commercial Properties

Published: Jul 26, 2021
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Most people involved in real estate have heard the phrase "caveat emptor" or "buyer beware." There are risks inherent in purchasing property: unseen structural flaws, hidden environmental contamination, and other unsuitable conditions that won't be advertised on a broker's website.  Buyers are not expected to purchase blindly—even the least sophisticated...

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COVID-19 Update: Supreme Court Denies Request To Lift CDC’s Eviction Moratorium

Published: Jul 24, 2021
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On June 29, 2021, the Supreme Court denied an application by a group of real estate agents and associations to lift the eviction moratorium issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (the "CDC"). Originally issued on September 4, 2020, the CDC's order temporarily banned evictions of residential tenants...

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Make Me A Right Of Refusal I Can’t Refuse

Published: Jul 22, 2021
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The New York State rule against perpetuities is based on the common law rule and provides that "no estate in property shall be valid unless it must vest, if at all, not later than twenty-one years after one or more lives in being at the creation of the estate and...

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